Despite Government’s ban on Carbide, it’s Still Available

Despite being a hazardous chemical, the ripening of fruits is still practiced with calcium carbide by fruit sellers. It is banned in India, as well as in several other countries. “Consumption of fruits which are ripened using calcium carbide is highly dangerous to human body; carbide is a carcinogenic (cancer-causing) agent and contains trace elements […]

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Hospitals Looting People Through Fraudulent Billing

At one of the reputed hospitals in Bannerghatta road in Bangalore, he nearly emptied his wallet for admitting his diseased wife. “I had been overcharged by the hospital, and even after complaining for several times I haven’t received complete refund of the overcharged amount” says Sharad Mukim, the patient’s husband. “This happened not only for […]

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Shortage of Medical Supplies at the Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) Center

Increase in HIV positive detected clients in ART Centers and few under second-line drug treatment. Bengaluru, Sept. 04, 2018 : Even after measures were taken by National Aids Control Organization (NACO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) trying to improve treatment facilities for HIV/AIDS patients, the community health center and patients claim they are not receiving proper medication […]

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